With temperatures rising on the Black Sea coast, the Sochi Olympics are starting to feel more like the Summer Games.
A border collie named Kelso rocketed to a win in the Westminster Kennel Club's new agility competition Saturday night, while a husky mix called Roo! ran away with the recognition afforded to mixed-breed dogs at the nation's premier show for the first time since the 1800s.
Hundreds of dogs are running, leaping, weaving and breaking new ground at the Westminster Kennel Club show's first agility competition.
Smoke and mirrors? Russian state television aired footage Friday of five floating snowflakes turning into the Olympic rings and bursting into pyrotechnics at the Sochi Games opening ceremony. Problem is, that didn't happen.
It was April 1956, and the No. 1 song was Elvis Presley's "Heartbreak Hotel." At the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution on Cape Cod, scientist Dean Bumpus was busy releasing glass bottles into the Atlantic Ocean as part of his work to track currents.
A Japanese zoo staged an emergency drill on Thursday, simulating a scenario in which the zoo's gorillas escape following an earthquake.
One by one, the bushy-tailed residents of Moscow's parks have been disappearing. The problem: Russians have gone nuts for pet squirrels.
A remarkably lifelike sculpture of a man sleepwalking in nothing but his underpants has made some Wellesley College students a bit uncomfortable, but the president of the prestigious women's school says that's all part of the intellectual process.
Big Mouth Billy Bass apparently got the best of a would-be burglar in Minnesota.
The number of 911 calls dropped 31 percent during the Super Bowl, compared to a typical Sunday at the SNOCOM emergency dispatch center for southwest Snohomish County.
Seattle's victory in the Super Bowl has cost Houston furniture store mogul Jim McIngvale some $7 million.
Adorably wide-eyed, fluffy and in need of a loving home is an unusual description for a football player.
An Ohio man's family has fulfilled his dying wish — to be buried astride his beloved Harley-Davidson motorcycle encased in a see-through casket.
The photographers who line up at a Mississippi River lock to snap images of eagles are getting help from a man with a giant slingshot that flings dead fish into the open water.